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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Adam Shaw.
6.00,6.15,6.30,6.45 News; 6.27,6.58 Regional news; 6.15 Financial papers;
6.25 Sport; 6.55 Weather................


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Juliet Morris.
News every 15minutes. 7.12,7.40,8.12,
8.40 Business; 7.20,7.50,8.20,8.50 Sport; 7.25, 7.55,8.25,8.55 Weather, regional news, travel.


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Juliet Morris.

: Dallas - the Final Years: Fathers and Sons

Bobby and JR take their sons on a cattle drive.

: TalkAbout

Viewers have their say on the day's stories. With Nicky Campbell.
Phone Line: [number removed] (calls charged at local rate).


Presenter: Nicky Campbell

: Won More Time

Highlights of quiz show Who's Bluffing Who?

: Animal Hospital

Highlights from the last series, with Rolf Harris.


Presenter: Rolf Harris

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Featuring 1983.
(Rpt) (Stereo)

: TalkAbout

(For details see 9.50am) (Stereo)

Including at 12.00 News; Regional News; Weather

: That's News to Me

Daily news-based quiz show.

: Neighbours

(Details at 5.35pm)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Knots Landing

Anne is distressed over her phantom pregnancy.

: Mary Berry's Ultimate Cakes

Successful meringues.


Presenter/Cook: Mary Berry

: Emergency

Today, breaks and sprains..........

: The Great British Quiz

General knowledge team quiz, presented by Philip Hayton.


Presenter: Philip Hayton

: Children's BBC: Oakie Doke

See Parents' Guide: pages 43-50

: Children's BBC: Dear Mr Barker

Viewers' questions answered.
Questions: write to Dear Mr Barker, [address removed]

: Children's BBC: Phantom 2040

Futuristic animation based on a comic-strip hero from 1936

: Children's BBC: Grange Hill

Dill is under suspicion.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Including the latest instalment from the summer expedition to South Africa.

: Neighbours

Brotherly teasing of Libby leads Billy to invade her privacy.
(Shown at 1.30pm) (For cast see Wednesday)

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather Penny Tranter


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Newsreader: Moira Stuart
Weather presenter: Penny Tranter

: South Today

The latest news in the south of England presented by Sally Taylor. Plus, special features each night on consumer affairs, heritage, the arts, life stories and leisure. Editor Andy Griffee


Presented By: Sally Taylor.
Editor: Andy Griffee

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds hosts the quiz which tests television knowledge. Tonight, the Untouchables from Hackney play Just Good Friends from Eastbourne.
Competition Line: [number removed] (calls charged at 39p per minute, cheap rate; 49p per minute, other times). Line closes at midnight on Thursday.


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Director: Graham Wetherell
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Watchdog

Metrication Day is 1 October, but how much do consumers know about what is about to happen in Britain's shops? Presented by Anne Robinson. Call the live hotline on [number removed] and tell your story to a researcher; or write to Watchdog, [address removed]


Presenter: Anne Robinson
Editor: Steve Anderson

: EastEnders

Kathy is slowly facing up to her condition, but an evening with Pat reawakens old memories.
(For cast see Tuesday)

: The Best of the Kenny Everett Television Shows

Classic moments brought to the screen by Kenny Everett's stable of wacky characters, including Sid Snot, Cupid Stunt and Marcel Wave. Including guest appearances by Joanna Lumley, Billy Connolly and Janet Street-Porter.


Comedian: Kenny Everett
Guest: Joanna Lumley
Guest: Billy Connolly
Guest: Janet Street-Porter

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons.
Regional News
Weather Penny Tranter


Newsreader: Peter Sissons
Weather presenter: Penny Tranter

: Panorama

In-depth investigations and analysis of major events at home and abroad.


Editor: Steve Hewlett

: Billy Connolly's World Tour of Scotland

Billy Connolly returns to the River Clyde where, as a youth, he served as a welder's apprentice. On his way to perform in Stirling, he points out Bannockburn, site of the pitched battle between the Scots and the English, and after the show he heads for Scone Palace and the Forth Bridge.


Presenter: Billy Connolly
Director: Willy Smax
Producer: Bill Tennant

: Omnibus: Enigma: the Making of a Hardback Hero

Robert Harris's Fatherland was a publishing phenomenon, the most successful first novel by a British author in the past 20 years. Now he's releasing his second novel, Enigma, which looks like being the publishing event of the year.
See today's choices.


Subject: Robert Harris
Producer: Roy Ackerman
Series Editor: Nigel Williams

: Film 95 with Barry Norman

Films reviewed this evening include Forget Paris starring Billy Crystal and Debra Winger. When Crystal takes his dead father back to France, a chance encounter with an airline executive leads to love.
Funny Bones stars Jerry Lewis, young British comic Lee Evans and Oliver Platt and tells the story of a struggling comedian who returns to England to track down the origin of the humour that made his father a success.
Also, director Terence Davies and star Gena Rowlands talk about The Neon Bible, recently screened in competition at Cannes.
And a vintage year is remembered with the films and events of 1955, a year which saw the deaths of James Dean and Carmen Miranda and the births of Kevin Costner and Bruce Willis. (Stereo)
See Barry Norman: page 68


Presenter: Barry Norman
Interviewee: Terence Davies
Interviewee: Gena Rowlands
Director: Liz Ekberg
Series Producer: Bruce Thompson

: The Allnighter

Comedy starring Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack

It is graduation time at Pacifica College: the culmination of four years of sun, sea, surf... and study. However, before donning their caps and gowns, these gilded youths plan one final dusk-to-dawn party. For room mates Molly, Val and Gina, this is the first night of the rest of their lives.
Film Reviews pages 71-78


Director: Tamar Simon Hoffs
Molly: Susanna Hoffs
Val: Dedee Pfeiffer
Gina: Joan Cusack
CJ: John Terlesky
Killer: James Anthony Shanta
Mickey Leroi: Michael Ontkean
Sgt MacLeish: Pam Grier
Brad: Phil Brock

: Weather

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